Ottoman TurkishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Anatolian Turkish. The origin is uncertain. Compare Proto-Kartvelian *ʒ₁aɣl- (dog) on one end and Proto-Basque *zakur (dog, hound), Corsican ghjacaru (dog), Sardinian giagaru (dog) on the other.

NounEdit

زغر (zağar)

  1. hound, hunting dog

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Budagov, Lazarʹ (1869–1871) Sravnitelʹnyj slovarʹ turecko-tatarskix narěčij [Comparative Dictionary of Turko-Tatar Dialects] (in Russian), volume 1, Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 605b
  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “zağar”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • Поленаковиќ, Харалампие (2007), “1614. ZǍGÁR sb. m. (Basme, Miha, Pascu), ZAYAR (Nicolaidi)”, in Зузана Тополињска, Петар Атанасов, editors, Турските елементи во ароманскиот, put into Macedonian from the author’s Serbo-Croatian Turski elementi u aromunskom dijalektu (1939, unpublished) by Веселинка Лаброска, Скопје: Македонска академија на науките и уметностите, →ISBN, page 192
  • Redhouse, James W. (1890), “زغر”, in A Turkish and English Lexicon, Constantinople: A. H. Boyajian, page 1009

PersianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

زغر (zeğer) (Dari)

  1. flax (Linum usitatissimum)
    Synonym: کتان(katân)

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